Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

LHZ422-300915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ421-300915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ441-300915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ442-300915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ443-300915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LEZ444-300915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
957 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 63.9 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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